Parshas Vaeschanan/Shabbos Nachamu: July 23, 2010

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The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by The Blitzsteins: Selma, Lucy, Bernie, Steven & Marc in honor of Adam`s Bar Mitzvah.

Shabbos July 23-24, 2010

Parshas Vaeschanan/Shabbos Nachamu 13 Av 5770

Light Candles 8:09pm Earliest Candle lighting 6:57pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Early Friday Mincha 2 – Arcola Social Hall CANCELLED

Friday Mincha – Arcola 8:10pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the 8AM and 8:45 AM Main Minyan.

The Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard Kiddush is sponsored by "The Group."

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Blitzstein Family on the occasion of Adam`s Bar Mitzvah.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Eizenstat Family on the occasion of the Bar Mitzvah of Menachem Aryeh Leib.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 8:05pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 8:05pm

Shabbos Ends 9:13pm

Mazal Tov to:

Sara & Josh Katz on the birth of a son. Also, Mazal Tov to Big brother Zachary, grandparents Debbie & Marc Katz and Lina & Steven Katz and to all the uncles and Aunt Andrea. The community is invited to the Shalom Zachor which will be tonight at 9:30pm in the G-level Party Room at 1111 University Blvd. West.

Lucy & Bernie Blitzstein on the Bar Mitzvah of their son Adam. Mazal Tov also to Adam`s siblings Steven & Marc, grandmother Mrs. Selma Blitzstein, Aunt Rose & Uncle Saul & to all the other aunts & uncles & cousins & friends.

Jessica & Jay Eizenstat on the bar mitzvah of their son Menachem Aryeh Leib. Mazal Tov to grandparents Risa & Robert Gold and Fran & Stuart Eizenstat and to Menachem`s sisters and brothers.

Debra & Arthur Sapper on the forthcoming Aufruf of their son, Mordechai, this Shabbos, at SSJC, and on Mordechai`s marriage Sunday to Rose Weinstein, daughter of Tamar Solnik & Rabbi Avi Weinstein.

Rabbi Jacob Weiner on the birth of a great-grandson, born to his grandchildren Adina & Yaakov Willner of Flatbush.

Barbara and Clifton Price on the birth of a granddaughter, Avigayil Miriam, born to their children Lea and Rabbi Daniel Price of Passaic, NJ. Mazal Tov to all of the aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Condolences to:

Sima Gakner and family on the loss of her father, Avraham Dagmi, just before last Shabbos in Israel. The funeral was in Israel. Sima got up from Shiva this morning (Friday).

The 2nd half of the Special Membership Meeting for the election of the YISE Rabbi will take place July 27, from 7:00pm to 8:45pm in the Belonofsky Sanctuary. The time to vote has been extended to 8:45pm to allow more time, especially for parents with young children. This is a continuation of the 7/21 vote. If you voted on 7/21 you may not vote again on 7/27. Please note that only full members may vote and must have paid at least 50% of last year`s dues to be in good standing.


The Youth Minyan will start at 9:15am in the small side of the Social Hall.

Summer groups for children ages 2-5 are in the youth rooms upstairs, and will run from 10 – 11:15. Groups for 1st- 4th grade will resume after the summer.

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Shiur for 6th – 8th grade boys will not meet this Shabbos.


Rabbi Zev Katz`s Wednesday morning YISE Chumash class, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, meets Wednesdays at 11:00 am. in the Small Beis Medrash.

The Wednesday evening Advanced Men`s Gemara shiur previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, is now conducted by Rabbi Moshe Arzouan, following Maariv at University Blvd.

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Sunday night shiur for men in Mishna Brurah meets at his home. For more information contact

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Wednesday night Women`s shiur meets at 8pm on the small side of the Arcola Social Hall.


R` Pinchas Werner – 8:15am Shiur in the youth room behind the balcony. This week`s shiur will be "Hashem Elokeiynu Tzevakos: Saying Shemos While Learning." All are welcome.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur 30 minutes before Mincha at Arcola.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

R` Matt Welik – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University. Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur meets 9am, upstairs behind the women`s balcony.


The High Holiday Seating Committee can use some new volunteers for assigning seats, just a few Sunday or evening sessions between now and Rosh Hashanah. For information call Art Boyars, 301-649-7333

A review series of Hashkafos and Halachos of Taharas Mishpachah for married women: July 27, 8:00 pm, small side of the Social Hall. Presenters: Rabbi Dovid & Atara Rosenbaum.

A review class of Hashkafos and Halachos of Taharas Mishpachah for Men will be conducted by Rabbi Rosenbaum Tuesday evening, Aug 3, at 8pm in the small Social Hall. It will be preceded by Mincha at 7:45pm.

The HaShomer New Years Greeting deadline has been extended to Friday, July 30. Don`t forget to send your ad in right away!

It is Time to Start Cleaning the Shul for the New Year – All the coats, hats, Tallis & Tefillen bags, childrens` books and toys, umbrellas, etc., need to be taken home. Starting Wednesday, July 28, these materials will all be placed in a large box (or boxes) in the downstairs lobby for congregants to review. Those items still in the box on Wednesday, Aug. 11, will be donated to charitable organizations.


Women`s Daytime Tehillim Group – will resume meeting Tuesdays on August 17.

The Women`s Group studying "Practical Applications of the Chafetz Chaim & Insights of the Parsha through the Eyes of Rav Pam" will not meet this Shabbos.

Free Jobsearch Bootcamps – These popular, monthly bootcamps run by JSSA are "sold out" every month. Kickstart your jobsearch and learn about the hidden job market, networking, effective resumes, and interviewing. Limited openings, so preregistration is required, 301-610-8380. Next open sessions are on Aug. 17/18.

HDS Closing Sale – Sunday, Aug. 1, 12-5pm, at Har Tzeon, 1840 University Blvd. W. Desks, chairs, file cabinets, tables; Computers; Art & School Supplies; Books – text books, library books, work books, encyclopedias, etc.; Shelves, toys, games, sports equipment. Bring your cash & a pickup truck or van – there`s lots of stuff and they will take any reasonable offers. Please email if you have questions.

Re-tool Your Workplace Knowledge – Starting July 27, the OU will be offering introductory, online classes in Dreamweaver, Excel, Photoshop, and PowerPoint; 6 sessions, about 10 hours of instruction each. For schedules and costs and to register, visit For other job-related assistance, contact Avi Zemelman at

Job Search Training Class for those over 50 – Career Gateway is an innovative program to help you turbo-charge your resume, hone your interviewing skills, network effectively, discover the hidden job market, and develop a personal jobsearch plan. $75 for six 8-hour sessions. The next class begins on August 3. Space is limited. Call JCA University at 301-255-4200 or email at A program of the Jewish Council for the Aging.

Kashrut Alert – Some JELL-O Strawberry Cheesecake Snacks recently produced by Kraft Foods were incorrectly labeled with an OK-D. The OK does not certify this product due to the fact that it contains gelatin. If you have purchased this product and would like a refund from Kraft Foods please call the 800 number on the package. Any questions or comments regarding this alert should be sent directly to the OK at

The Banquet Committee for the NEXT YISE Banquet is being formed. If you would like to join the fun and participate in a great activity to support our Shul, please contact: Nancy James (301) 649-3263; baruch_gershom@verizon,net or Barbara Price (301) 649-6562;


Shabbos, July 24 – Bar Mitzvah of Adam Blitzstein, 8AM Minyan

Shabbos, July 24 – Bar Mitzvah of Menachem Aryeh Leib Eizenstat, 8:45AM Minyan

Monday, July 26 – The Man with the Truck – Arcola Social Hall, 4:30- 8:30pm

Tuesday, July 27 – Election of Rabbi, Sanctuary lobby, 7pm-8:45pm

Shabbos, Aug 28 – Women`s Seudah Shlishit, sponsored by YISE Sisterhood, YISE Arcola.

We welcome the young children of our members, but strollers should be left outside alongside the Shul. If bad weather requires you to bring your stroller inside, please fold it up to minimize the amount of space required. Thank you for your cooperation.

Davening Times Week of July 25 – July 31 2010

MORNING SERVICES (July 25 – July 31)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Sunday 8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am 7:30am "

Monday/ Thursday 6:15am 6:45am/7:35am 6:05am "

Tues./Wed./Fri. 6:30am 6:55am/7:35am 6:15am "

Shabbos 8:45am 7:00/7:00*/8:00/8:45am 8:15am "

*Nusach Sefard Minyan

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (July 25 – July 29)

Arcola/University Sunday – Thursday 8:10pm

HALACHIC TIMES (July 25- July 31)

Talis & Tefillin 5:08am

Krias Sh`ma 9:38am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:51pm

Next Shabbos July 30-31, 2010

Parshas Ekev 20 Av 5770

Light Candles 8:03pm Earliest Candle lighting 6:53pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Early Friday Mincha 2 – Arcola Social Hall 7:30pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 8:05pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:45pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 8:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 8:00pm

Shabbos Ends 9:06pm

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